Openings remain for DE Training in 2019

Credit union leaders and emerging leaders can still register for the National Credit Union Foundation’s (the Foundation) 2019 Credit Union Development Education (DE) Trainings taking place in Madison, Wis. The DE Program is the signature program of the Foundation which promotes the education and application of credit union business principles and philosophy. With limited seats […]

Waters announces February hearing schedule

Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced her February hearings schedule. As expected, the focus is on affordable housing, marijuana banking, data breaches (from a consumer protection perspective) and diversity. Her schedule includes the following: Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. – The full Committee will convene a hearing entitled, “The Use of Sanctions and Economic Statecraft in Addressing […]

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo releases outline for housing finance reform

Last week Credit Union National Association Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan released the following statement after Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo released an outline for housing finance reform legislation. “America’s credit unions play an increasingly vital role in the housing finance marketplace and depend upon the secondary market to provide liquidity for mortgage credit. We […]

Critical help needed quantifying CU impact during the government shutdown

CUNA is asking for your help to quantify how many loans, loan extensions, skip-a-payment waivers, and other financial solutions credit unions were able to extend during the shutdown, how extensive a financial benefit these were, and where we saw the most support across the country. By taking time to fill out this survey as soon as possible, you will […]

Financial and loan documents leaked in breach

It’s not when if a data breach might happen but when it seems. How prepared is your credit union? LEVERAGE offers cybersecurity solutions to help product your credit union. Click here for details. Last week, news was posted that more than 24 million financial and banking documents were part of a data breach that rocked the […]

Trump agrees to end shutdown without getting approval for wall funding

President Trump agreed Friday that he will support a short-term funding bill to reopen the government that does not include funds to construct the wall that has caused the divisive party line standoff and more than a month long government shutdown. “I am very proud to announce today that we have reached a deal to end the shutdown and […]